Old skis plus paint and creativity equals art

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. Most of the children said they are using their skis as signs for their bedrooms. S. Stewart photo

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. Most of the children said they are using their skis as signs for their bedrooms. S. Stewart photo When art instructor Kristen LeCroy sees old items tossed aside by their More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 9 hours ago
Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven Burdette, Aylah Manahan, Austin Hilleary and Addyson Puffenbarger work on collages inspired by Henri Mattise. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, November 28th, 2014

HES students get creative with Art in the Cart

Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven Burdette, Aylah Manahan, Austin Hilleary More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Local communities put the ‘give’ in Thanksgiving

The joy of getting together for Thanksgiving is sharing gratitude for the people in your life – be it family, friends, or neighbors. For a lot of Pocahontas countians, that joy is derived from giving back to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Property rights focus of GRWA pipeline meeting

Attorney Joe Lovett, Executive Director of the non-profit Appalachian Mountain Advocates, speaks during a meeting in Green Bank on November 14. Lovett provided advice to landowners whose property is in the path More...

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction of a proposed gas pipeline through the area. If Dominion's pipeline proposal goes to construction, DPMC will utilize a small fleet of four aircraft, as well as ground monitoring, to assure compliance with regulatory procedures and permits. In the photo, two DPMC pilots and their planes with a number of observers and ground volunteers. Photo courtesy of the DPMC.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Highland scientist leading pipeline opposition

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction More...

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery to light an LED light.  The Troop, along with Cub Scout Pack 275, visited the NRAO last weekend to earn the Electronic Merit Badge. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Scouts earn merit badge at NRAO

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery to light an LED light. The Troop, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Durbin Council lends support to fire fee proposal

At the Durbin Town Council meeting November 13, councilmember Mike Vance explained the proposed fire fee county fire departments presented at a recent county commission meeting. Vance, who is also a member of the More...